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intellectual 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/ˌintlˈekCHo͞oəl/,
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Of or relating to the intellect,
  1. Of or relating to the intellect
    • - children need intellectual stimulation
  2. Appealing to or requiring use of the intellect
    • - the movie wasn't very intellectual, but it caught the mood of the times
  3. Possessing a highly developed intellect
    • - you are an intellectual girl, like your mother
Noun
  1. A person possessing a highly developed intellect


  1. a person who uses the mind creatively
  2. of or associated with or requiring the use of the mind; "intellectual problems"; "the triumph of the rational over the animal side of man"
  3. appealing to or using the intellect; "satire is an intellectual weapon"; "intellectual workers engaged in creative literary or artistic or scientific labor"; "has tremendous intellectual sympathy for oppressed people"; "coldly intellectual"; "sort of the intellectual type"; "intellectual literature"
  4. cerebral: involving intelligence rather than emotions or instinct; "a cerebral approach to the problem"; "cerebral drama"
  5. An intellectual is a person who uses intelligence (thought and reason) and critical or analytical reasoning in either a professional or a personal capacity.
  6. (Intellectually) Intelligence is an umbrella term describing a property of the mind including related abilities, such as the capacities for abstract thought, understanding, communication, reasoning, learning, learning from past experiences, planning, and problem solving.
  7. (Intellectually) Transcendentalism is a form of mystic thought rooted in Western traditions like Neo-Platonism or Swedenborgianism. Its elevated, all-embracing perspective resolves the conflicting phenomena of the material world to a spiritual direction or meaning.
  8. (Intellectuals) Differentia: Involved in complex, abstract reasoning
  9. n (cultured and educated person) klerulo, (intellectual person) intelektulo
  10. Pertaining to thought, or an intelligent thinking person. The intellectual often likes ideas and debate, and although may be a trained expert in a particular field, can spiral off into varied broad subjects. ...
  11. (person with strong academics, logical thinking, complex reasoning, good at cognitive games);
  12. (1) one who stands firmly on both feet in mid-air on both sides of an issue. (2) one who produces endless quandaries for himself and others by sleight of brain.
  13. Every left-winger. No right-winger can be a true intellectual because of their ill motives, defects in character, disturbed psychology, and/or abject stupidity (see Ad Hominem).
  14. uses shots which, combined, elicit an intellectual meaning.
  15. [in-tl-ek-choo-uhl] adj.
  16. logical, intellectual, rational, objective, practical,